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James Binnie Whyte

Portrait of Major James Binnie Whyte, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 2 / F976 37. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Binnie AWMM
  • Surname
    Whyte AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Samuel Binnie Whyte AWMM
  • Service number
    5/143 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 1900 AWMM Kohinui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 3 November 1914 AWMM Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs F.H. Whyte (wife), Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Fanny Helen Whyte (wife), Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Married AWMM
    • Married AWMM
      Married, 7 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 9 May 1919 AWMM
    Army Service Corps, 2nd Company AWMM
    Major/Military AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Fanny Ellen Whyte (nee Davis)

    Listed as James Binnie Whyte on the Nominal Roll, WW1

    Name incorrectly transcribed as Samuel Binnie Whyte on Archway AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1946 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • In loving remembrance of my great grandfather.
    Public - Kathryn Janet - Direct descendant - 3 April 2018
  • Remembering my Great Great Grandfather.
    Public - Jonathan Dene - Direct descendant - 31 December 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 776 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
03 April 2018Kathryn JanetHamilton, New ZealandDirect descendant
31 December 2017Jonathan Dene New ZealandDirect descendant
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